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Dec 14, 2012 7:30pm PST
quote of hydraulic fracturing in the state. to give us background, let's take a look at an excerpt from stephen's nbc bay area report. >> reporter: except for a few pieces of machinery, the process of splitting rocks deep under ground with high pressure water mixed with chemicals to release natural gas or oil goes on out of sight and until recently in california out of mind. in fact, fracking to extract oil has been quietly taking place all over california for five decades. from kern to los angeles county, monterey to sacramento. >> we don't have an exact number of how many wells in the state are fracture stimulated. >> you don't know? >> we don't know each individual well. >> reporter: tom kusik is the top oil and gas supervisor at california's division of oil, gas and geothermal resources.
PBS
Dec 14, 2012 7:30pm PST
with the "san jose mercury news." stephen sock, investigative reporter with nbc bay area. and from los angeles, david lazarus, columnist with "the l.a. times." aurti, let's start with you. uc berkeley announced a new scholarship program for undocumented students. why did the university feel it was necessary to support these students? >> well, yes it's very excites news. $1 million from the foundation. and the university really feels strong obligation to these students because they're one of the most vulnerable set of students that we have. the average family income for these students is $24,000 a year. they're not eligible for federal financial aid. they're not eligible for pell grants. and so they've overcome great odds just to get to berkeley and we want to keep them as our chancellor, chancellor burgeneaux, who's been an amazing leader on this issue, has said we can't afford to lose this talent in california and we want to keep it here. not only are we offering financial aid, we're actually building a comprehensive support system for them. and we have an academic counselor, a lending librar
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